U.S. lawmakers have for years been assailing companies for dodging taxes with overseas maneuvers. But now that the European Union has done something about it by trying to wrest back billions of dollars from Apple, those officials have offered a response viewed by many as rife with hypocrisy: collective outrage.
Developers are renovating buildings and repopulating East 63rd Street in Kansas City with small businesses and residences. A City Council committee backed the latest zoning request to add a floor to one of the buildings.
Apple is set to release its new generation of iPhone next week and leaked documents show the phone won’t have an earphone jack. The new headphones will use the Lightning charging port and the phone will come with an adapter for users who want to keep upgraded headphones.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports small job growth in the Kansas City metropolitan area from June 2016 to July 2017. Information services posted the biggest percentage decline among major job sectors. Manufacturing and professional and business services were the big percentage gainers.
The Kansas City-based company said the project will expand the plant’s boxed beef storage and shipping capabilities, including new sorters and shipping lanes. The project is expected to be completed in late spring 2017.
The Kansas City-based tax preparation company said it wants to remain focused on halting its loss of customers after suffering its worst season in years. Canceling the December meeting with analysts also means rivals won’t get a hint at the fundamental marketing and other changes the tax preparation company has planned. Block also reported revenue losses in its seasonally slow first quarter, which ended July 31.
The European Union ordered Apple on Tuesday to pay nearly $15 billion in back taxes to Ireland, plus billions more in interest, in a move that dramatically escalates the fight over whether America's biggest corporations are paying their fair share around the world.
American seniors buying guns are part of the reason for strong growth in the firearms industry. The National Rifle Association says the number of older people taking basic gun safety classes has increased fourfold since 2010.
The vacant Executive Plaza Office Building, familiarly known as “the flashcube,” will be converted to apartments at 710-720 Main St., a prominent location on the streetcar line in downtown Kansas City.
A former Monsanto Co. financial executive who tipped off regulators about the agribusiness giant's accounting practices involving rebates for its Roundup weed-killer will get nearly $22.5 million as a whistleblower, federal securities regulators announced Tuesday.
California lawmakers approved a $900 million spending package devoted to environmental programs Wednesday, hours after Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders agreed to spend nearly two-thirds of the available money generated by the state's cap on carbon pollution.
A California grandmother who lost her life savings in a real estate investment scam offered by an insurance agent was awarded more than $15 million Wednesday in a lawsuit against MetLife and two subsidiaries, attorneys said.
At the Frontier Justice shooting range in Lee's Summit, quite a proportion of Tuesday's customers are seniors. The statistics from the National Rifle Association shows more and more older people are acquiring guns for recreational pleasure as well as self-protection.